Fun Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy

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So I asked you all if you had announced your pregnancies in fun and unique ways and it turns out, you did. Ya'll are crafty and smart and that's why I love ya.

Here are just a few cool ways to tell your husband, family and friends that you're expecting from your suggestions from Facebook, Twitter and Email but feel free to add more in the comments:

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"We found out Christmas Eve.  We told my family we had a group present for them and when they opened  it there was a 0000 white terry baby jumpsuit inside :) they guessed  pretty quickly what we were trying to tell them!"

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"We had no idea we were  expecting our second child until I was getting prepped for an operation  to receive laser treatment to remove cancer cells in my cervix. The  nurse said I had to take a test just incase I could pregnant. When it  came back as positive I bought a badge that said 'best big brother ever'  from the hospital cafeteria and pinned it on our sons shirt. We drove  to my husbands work and our son proudly showed his dad. My husband had  to take a double look! Was the best way I could surprise him"

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"My daughter bought a cookie  cake with a stork on it that said "we are expecting" and revealed it  while we were out eating for my son in laws birthday. We thought all  along before we saw it that it was gonna be a birthday cookie.  They got  us good!!"

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"I sent a balloon bouquet to DH  at work and the card read, 'We're going to need a bigger car'"

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"I made little cards with my  10 week ultra sound on the front and a personalized note "from the baby"  inside then presented each one individually."

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"We told everyone that, due to dedication to our family, we were promoting our daughter to BIG SISTER."

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"I found out the day after  Christmas, so the tree was still up. I told DH that I "forgot" to give  him a gift and left it under the tree and he could unwrap it when he got  home from work. I wrapped up the positive pregnancy test, left it under  the tree and went upstairs to shower. He was so excited to get another  gift that he came home early. All I heard was him running up the stairs  screaming when he got home!"

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"A friend tried to tell me in a  roundabout way that she was pregnant - and then went home in tears  because I had just smiled and nodded, having no idea what she was  talking about. So when it was my turn I messaged friends with the  subject line (and announced on Twitter), "I'M PREGNANT, BITCHES."  Sometimes being direct is best."

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"We invited both of our  mothers over for dinner and I had a cake made at the local store. It was  meant to be a baby shower cake but I had them put "Congratulations  Grandma's" on it.It had a really cute little stork figurine on it that  we saved as a momento. When I brought the cake out there were a few  seconds of silence then the room erupted w/ congratulations and mild  screaming. It was so much fun!!"

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"I had a friend special order  fortune cookies to say "A baby in your future," invite everyone over for  chinese and said everyone MUST read their fortunes at the same time..."

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"It was christmas and my  parents live interstate. they knew we'd been battling infertility for 2  years already so when I called christmas morning I said "Merry christmas  Nana" to my mum when she answered. I heard a shriek and a lot of  commotion, then she started crying. According to dad she had dropped the  phone and jumped around the living room screaming. Not at all like my  mother."

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"My mother figured it out long  before I was ready to tell, all because I turned down a glass of  champagne.  The best reveal was for my grandparents.  To put this in  context, you have to understand that my grandfather has been wanting to  be a great-grandfather since I was 15 years old.  It was driving him  nuts that we had been married for three years and no baby.  So at a big  fancy dinner for their 60th wedding anniversary, in front of about 100  friends and family, I told him I had been working on their gift but it  wasn't complete, but I brought a picture of it.  I whipped out the  framed ultrasound photo and it sounded like a bomb went off with all the  squealing.  Of course, my grandfather had to have it explained to him,  having no idea what it was a picture of."

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"My favorite I've ever heard  was some friends who found out a couple weeks before us that they're  pregnant had a big family dinner, and my girlfriend said she wanted to  take a picture of the whole family, so her husband got up & put the  camera on record instead of to snap a picture, her husband said "what do  we say Megan??" and she says "We're pregnant!!" as everyone is smiling  & ready for the picture- everyone turned to her in shock &  surprise and starting hugging her, and they got it all on camera."

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"facebook status update: OVbunEN"

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"When I found out the sex of  our baby (which wasn't planned since my husband had to miss the apt,  stupid doc lol) I bought a little blue onesie that said 'if you think  I'm handsome, you should see my daddy' and I folded it up and put it I'm  my husbands dresser, so the next morning when he was getting ready for  work he found it and was totally shocked. :). His face was priceless."

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"Invite them over -- tell them to open your oven and in it you will find a bun."

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"I posted picture of a bun in a oven on my Facebook page!"

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"I told my hubby with a card. I wrote on outside:

Blank card: $2

Fine point marker: $1

Home pregnancy test: $12

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On the inside I taped the positive hpt and wrote:

The look on your face when you realize you're going to be a dad...priceless"

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blendingbeautiful.com

blendingbeautiful.com

How brilliant is this one from Blending Beautiful? On a side note, there are some gorgeous nursery ideas on this site and she does a pretty killer series of week-by-week pregnancy shots if you want to check 'er out. 

 
aobrienphotography.com

aobrienphotography.com

I don't think I've seen anything like this shot from A. O'Brien Photography, but it sums up a pregnancy announcement perfectly. 

 
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Love the looks this little girl has. I bet she's made an amazing big sister. 

 
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This one would be really simple to do – as long as your pet sits still of course. 

 
prettyhungrygirl.wordpress.com

prettyhungrygirl.wordpress.com

That's one amazing Christmas present. 

 
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This one is simple and lovely without getting too 'becka chicka bow wow' about how they got pregnant in the first place.  I find that's a slippery slope in maternity photography as well.


Not enough you say? Check out my Pregnancy Announcement Pinterest Board if you're looking for even more inspiration, and feel free to comment below if you had a creative way to announce your pregnancy!

 

And lastly, I will never get tired of watching this woman's reaction. Never. It always makes me happy cry. 

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Editor's Note: I tried to credit the source in all the pictures but I couldn't the original source for a few of them, so let me know if you know who took these amazing shots.

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